Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Department of English Language Teaching, Islamic Azad University, Ilam, Iran

2 Department of Primary Education, Bakhtar Higher Education Institute, Ilam, Iran

Abstract

Lesson plan plays an important role in supporting teaching-learning process at schools and institutes. According to the literature available, unfortunately few studies have been conducted on these issues in the context of Iran. Therefore, EFL teachers' attitudes towards lesson planning on improving teaching process seems to be neglected to some extent. Taking this existing gap, the main aim of this study was to describe English teachers' attitudes towards lesson plan based on their teaching experience and teaching place. The sample consisted 93 teachers in Ilam and Eyvan, Iran. A modified version of Ramaila and Ramnarain’s  (2014) questionaire was applied in this study. This study used the descriptive design and employed quantitative approach. Data analysis was done by utilizing descriptive statistic t-test, one-way ANOVA. The findings reveal that no significant difference was observed between teachers' views concerning the given variables. Because of the importance of lesson plan, holding special workshop may provide information for developing better course plans.

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